College of Allied Health Professions

Completion Ceremony for IPAP Baccalaureate

In August, Kate West, DMSc, PA-C, represented UNMC and the College at the Interservice Physician Assistant Program’s (IPAP) Completion Ceremony. There, at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 53 service members received their Bachelor of Science degree from UNMC. IPAP is the largest PA program in the country, and graduates three classes per year.  The graduates completed phase 1 of their physician assistant education… Continue Reading

Bills selected for National DEI Summit

Sara Bills

Physical Therapy Associate Director Sara Bills, DPT, recently participated in a summit sponsored by the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) National Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission (NEDIC). Dr. Bills was selected for this invitation-only event based on her leadership, impact, and influence in increasing racial/ethnic diversity in the health professions. Dr. Bills was able to share her experiences developing and implementing holistic admissions… Continue Reading

Herbers and Nabower inaugural Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency graduates

The UNMC Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program’s inaugural cohort of residents, Renee Herbers, PT, DPT, ATC, and Caleb Nabower, PT, DPT, completed all requirements and graduated from the 13-month post-professional training program on August 19th, 2022. This 13-month, post-professional training program includes a structured didactic curriculum, clinical practice and clinical mentoring at Nebraska Medicine’s Lauritzen Outpatient Center, observation with physicians and other rehab providers, teaching… Continue Reading